Moorpark College Dual Credit Information

Photography Students in Photo One & Two

can earn Credit from Moorpark College

Moorpark College Credit Course Rubric

Below are portfolios that were accepted for credit for the beginning photography class offered at Moorpark College.  You will include 5 breadth image and 5 concentration images along with an artist statement explaining your concentration.

Student Sample Portfolios

Amy Petersen

Ryan Nguyen

Samantha Griffin

Sara Grecco



Helpful Information on Writing Your Artist Statement

Artist Statement Sample

Go to this link to see Catherine Asanov’s current series: Cyrillia.  Her artist statement is on this page as well.


Here are some links that can help you write your statement:

You will print and mount your portfolio.  Your statement will need to be printed out and set out with printed images on the Portfolio Day.  You will also need to turn in your portfolio as Google Slides on Google Classroom.  Statement must be on slides as well.

Famous Photographer Assignment

You are required to write a summary of two well-known  photographers who are working in similar subject matter or style as you are doing in your focus.  You are to write a summary of each photographers work describing why you like it and how it relates to what you are doing in your photography.  Please include at least three photos of their work in your summary.  Looking at the samples below can be helpful in seeing how to approach this assignment:


TwoArtistSummary Molly Irelan

Martha Quiroz famous photographers

riley Taylor famous photographers

Go to the Famous Photographers webpage to look for photographers (look to the right on sidebar menu)